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Song of the Day: Don’t Need It by William Elliott Whitmore

Today is my birthday. I’m 50. The BIG 5-0! I’ve been going back and forth about what song to choose, feeling like my choice should be deeply symbolic, what with the Song of the Day falling on such a big day (50! Did I mention that?). I was leaning toward Bessie Smith’s Muddy Water (A […]

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William Elliott Whitmore

The first time I saw William Elliott Whitmore perform was at an alternative country music festival. He walked on stage before a crowd still worked up from the previous high octane act. He settled into his chair and launched into an a capella version of a song called Cold and Dead, a haunting meditation about […]

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